Roman Reigns is arguably the biggest star in WWE at the moment. The Tribal Chief has been on GOD Mode ever since he turned heel and aligned himself with Paul Heyman. Reigns recently signed a new deal with the company that allows him to work limited deals.

According to Andrew Zarian, Roman Reigns won’t be taking extended time off from WWE television. This contradicts reports that Reigns was planning on taking time off this summer. The only noticeable change in his new deal is that he won’t work smaller house shows going forward.

Spoke to someone over at WWE regarding Roman & his schedule moving forward. It’s not expected for Roman to take extended time off. He will be on PLEs & TV. The only change will be with smaller market house show, which is why he showed his gratitude to the fans in Trenton NJ.

Fans have been debating Reigns’ future ever since he hinted at stepping away from pro wrestling at a house show. The Tribal Chief sparked a fury of speculation when he said on microphone, “I’m starting to work into a new phase in my career, and I honestly don’t know if I’ll be back here again.”

Reigns was part of the non-title six-man tag match at WrestleMania Backlash two nights ago. It was previously reported that Vince McMahon is saving Reigns’ first Undisputed WWE Universal title defense for a stadium show.

Reigns hasn’t been pinned in nearly two years. Odds are he will continue his reign on top of WWE, because it’s hard to imagine what Vince McMahon’s company would do without him at this point. We’ll have to wait to see who the next opponent is for the Tribal Chief.

You can check out our exclusive about WWE’s plan for Shinsuke Nakamura taking on Reigns here. In the meantime, keep checking back with Ringside News.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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